Interactive: Housing Costs, Zoning and School Access

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SUMMARY

As the nation grapples with the growing gap between rich and poor and an economy increasingly reliant on formal education, public policies should address housing market regulations that prohibit all but the very affluent from enrolling their children in high-scoring public schools in order to promote individual social mobility and broader economic security.

This interactive contains data on test scores, housing and income for the top 100 metropolitan areas in the U.S. Click the "Map" tab to view metro-level data from the School Access report on a map of the United States. Click the "Comparisons" tab to select multiple indicators and view the relationships between them in an interactive scatterplot.